Blessed Memorial of St John Bosco - 31 January - Giovanni Melchiorre Bosco; 16 August 31 January 1888 popularly known as Don Bosco was an Italian priest, educator and writer of the century. While working in Turin, where.
A Catholic saint who was often accompanied by a huge dog who protected him from harm. The dog came to him once nearly 30 years after his first appearence, to guide John to safety after he had lost his way. A guardian angel?
John Bosco, like St. "Mother" Teresa or St. "Padre" Pio, is one of those whose names started to sound a little weird when their popular monikers got altered by the application of sainthood. He's often "Don" Bosco even though.